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5030 Electrical Tester Calibrator

Electrical Test Calibrator
  • 5030 Electrical tester calibrator


  • RCD: 3 - 2500mA, 10 - 2000ms
  • Loop 50mΩ to 1.8kΩ
  • Insulation up to 2GΩ / 1kV
  • Continuity 0.1Ω to 10kΩ
  • RS-232 / USB Control
  • Fast and intuitive user interface
  • EasyCal software compatible

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  • A precision instrument designed to calibrate RCD, loop, insulation, earth testers and multifunction installation testers. The 5030 accurately simulates RCD trip times and measures currents produced by RCD testers. It replicates loop impedance and auto adjusts for local line impedance. It also provides insulation resistances and measures test voltages and currents.

    Simple Operation and Automated Calibration
    User control is via the central navigation keypad. Scrolling though menus and settings is intuitive and easy, with measurements and settings shown on the large clear LCD display. Alternatively connect the 5030 to a PC/laptop (via RS-232 or USB) installed with Time Electronics’ EasyCal software and automate the calibration process. Increase speed of calibration and consistency of results. Easily produce calibration certificates and reports to ISO 9001, ISO 17025, and other international quality standards.

    Regional Test Sockets and Fault Detection
    For loop and RCD tests the electrical tester (device under test) connects directly to the dedicated front panel mains socket. The 5030 can be fitted with a number of regional type sockets (specified on order). In these test conditions, if the device under test is faulty, the 5030 auto detects the fault, disconnects the output and warns the user. The 5030 is designed not to trip any RCDs on the local supply.

    Loop Impedance with Auto Local Loop Measurement
    With 10 measurement points the 5030 covers a wide range of loop testers. The precision resistors that make up the loop calibration function are high power and capable of withstanding up to 30 A. An accurate automatic measurement of the local loop is made by the 5030 and added to the resistor value to give the loop impedance value, allowing for precise loop impedance calibration.

    Precise RCD Trip Times
    RCD trips can be simulated from 10 to 2000 ms in duration. The trip time can be set to predefined values for quick selection, or to a user time via the front panel.

    RCD Current Measurements
    Current measurement is made of the applied RCD test current. Current measurements are true RMS for AC, half wave rectified as well as being able to measure DC tests. The ranges covered are from 6 mA to 1000 mA, with multipliers of x0.5, x1, x2, and x5 up to a maximum of 2500 mA. To avoid false current measurements the 5030 incorporates a ‘pre-test delay’ setting. This feature is for use with RCD testers that produce a pre-test signal. A test current threshold setting (0 to 100% of nominal current) is also user selectable.

    Insulation Resistance and Test Voltage Measurement
    The 5030 tests the functions of megohm meters using precision high value resistors up to 2 GΩ. Resistance value can be set via front panel or via remote control to allow many test points to be automated. Voltage measurement functions allow accurate test voltages up to 1 kV to be measured whilst under 0.5 mA or 1 mA test conditions. 

    Continuity and Earth Resistance
    The 5030 precision low ohm resistors allow calibration of continuity functions found on most multifunction testers and insulation testers. Applied test voltages and currents are also measured.

    Mains Voltage and Frequency
    The local mains supply voltage and frequency is precisely measured by the 5030. This is used to cross reference the voltage reading on the unit under test and confirm the instruments accuracy.

  • Technical Specifications

    Function Range / Values Resolution Accuracy

    Loop Impedance
    Resistor Values

    1800, 330.0, 180.0, 33.00, 18.00, 3.300,
    1.800, 0.330, 0.150 and 0.050 Ω

    4 digit

    ±0.5% of displayed value ± 30 mΩ

    Local Loop Compensation

    0 to 9.999 Ω

    0.001 Ω

    ±0.5% of value ± 30 mΩ

    Test Current

    30 A max (200 ms) / 50 W max

    Function Range / Values Resolution Accuracy

    Trip Time

    10 to 2000 ms

    10 ms

    ±0.5 ms


    6.000, 10.00, 30.00, 100.0, 300.0, 500.0, 1000 mA

    4 digit

    ±0.5% of reading. ±1% with x5 multiplier

    Current Multipliers x0.5, x1, x2, x5
    Maximum Current 2500 mA
    Waveforms AC, DC, half wave rectified
    Phase Detection 0° or 180°

    Pre Trigger Delay

    0 to 2000 ms

    10 ms

    Pre Trigger Threshold

    0 to 100% of nominal current


    Function Range / Values Resolution Accuracy


    1 MΩ to 2000 MΩ
    50 kΩ to 1990 kΩ

    1 MΩ
    50 kΩ

    1% of value
    1% of value

    Test Voltage Measurement
    @ 0.5 mA or 1.0 mA Load 

    50.0 to 99.9 V DC 
    100 to 1200 V DC 

    0.1 V
    1 V

    1% of reading
    1% of reading

    Function Range / Values Resolution Accuracy


    0.1 Ω to 100.0 Ω
    250 Ω, 500 Ω, 1.00 kΩ, 2.50 kΩ, 5.00 kΩ & 10.0 kΩ

    0.1 Ω
    3 digit

    1% of value + 20 mΩ
    1% of value

    Test Voltage Measurement
    (input resistance 10 MΩ)

    0.0 to 50.0 V DC

    0.01 V

    0.5% of range

    Test Current Measurement
    (between 1 Ω and 2 Ω)

    0 to 400 mA DC

    0.1 mA

    0.5% of range

    Power Dissipation 1 watt maximum
    Function Range Resolution Accuracy

    Line Voltage Measurement

    200.0 to 260.0 V RMS

    0.01 V

    0.5% of reading

    Line Frequency Measurement 45.00 to 65.00 Hz 0.01 Hz 0.1% of reading

    General Specifications

    Warm up 30 minutes to full accuracy
    Settling Time Less than 5 seconds
    Standard Interfaces RS-232 and USB

    Temp Performance

    Operating: 10 to 35 °C, Full Spec: 23 °C ±5 °C, Storage: -10 °C to 50 °C

    Operating Humidity < 80% non condensing
    Operating Altitude 0 to 3 km. Non operating: 3 km to 12 km
    Line Power 220 - 240 V AC 50 Hz. Power Consumption 200 W max
    Dimensions W430 mm x H155 mm x D255 mm
    Weight 8 kg
    Country of Origin UK
    Supplied With User manual, RS-232 cable, USB adaptor/cable
  • Models
    5030 Electrical Tester Calibrator
    C201 Factory Calibration Certificate (NPL traceable)
    C137 UKAS Calibration Certificate (ISO 17025)
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    EasyCal Full License - when purchased with multifunction calibrator/DMM: Discounted full license with 1 year support. 
    For further licenses and EasyCal add-ons see the Easycal web page or PDF brochure

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    ESP1 EasyCal Support Package 1: 1 year email and telephone support. Minor upgrades.
    ESP2 EasyCal Support Package 2: 2 year email and telephone support. Minor upgrades.
    EOT1 EasyCal Online Training Session (Via Remote Desktop)
  • PDF Downloads
    File Name File Size Language

    5030 Data Sheet

    630 kB


    EasyCal Brochure

    4 MB (Low resolution version)


    EasyCal Brochure

    8 MB (Higher resolution)


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